The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international Catholic organisation with a mission to accompany, serve and advocate on behalf of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons. JRS undertakes services at national and regional levels with the support of an international office in Rome. Founded in November 1980 as a work of the Society of Jesus, JRS w...
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Job Title: Health Officer
Supervisor: Health Supervisor
Country of Assignment: Nigeria
Place of Assignment: Taraba
Net Contribution: $1,292.95
Resumption Date: Immediately
Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS), is faith-based Catholic International Organization working across 56 countries whose mission is to accompany, serve and advocate for the rights of refugees and IDPs in conflict zones, detention centers, camp and urban settings, and on remote borders. JRS provides psychosocial support programmes in detention centres and refugee camps, provides humanitarian relief in emergency displacement situations, Education and livelihoods programmes, provides skill development and opportunities for integration into host communities.
The primary responsibility of the Health Officer is to coordinate the medical and training activities of the assigned programs and provide medical expertise and guidance for the medical personnel in the projects.
This position will be responsible for initiating, directing, and coordinating all required health care activities.
Work closely with the team leader to determine the medical and training needs of the programs within the scope of the grants.
Develop and improve plans for medical care and training of counterparts and implements those plans through Program Coordinators, Site Medical Doctors, Nurses, etc., at the various sites.
Collaborate with the community recognized health authorities and relevant international health agencies for the development of an approved curriculum and program. In addition, collaborate with the same parties for the standardization of reporting practices.
Public health activities
Have a medical degree; preferably Master’s in Public Health.
Experience and Skills
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